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Let’s Play Pool for Fun!

Hosted by the Consul of the Budapest Games Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Thu 06 Jul 19:00 - 21:00

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Let's have fun by playing pool on tables 4 and 5 in room 1. We will preferably play doubles, taking turns, depending on the number of attendees.

The tables are downstairs. Arrive 10 minutes before 7 pm.

The price of a table will be HUF1620, to be divided evenly among the attendants + everyone to pay for their own consumption.

Pool will be played according to our special, SIMPLIFIED rules as below:

They apply to every player, and this is how we have been playing here for more than 6 years.

Some basics that are special for the 8-ball game.

When the white ball has gone down, it is always placed back on the cue point.
In such situations, the player has to stand behind the table and direct the white ball forwards.
The 8-ball at the end has to be sent to the pocket opposite to the one the last coloured ball landed in.

Players should not go for the same pocket with the 8-ball. The opposite pocket will be the one the 8-ball must be landed by the second player.

If we make even the smallest mistakes (for example, touching a ball unintentionally) we announce it and the other player will play.

Instead of free balls, 2 shots are granted to the other player when at least 1 ball has been landed and that player still has at least 1 coloured ball on the table.

Usually, we stay in the pub for an afterparty.